Five-overtime victory goes to Notre Dame over Louisville. The 25th ranked Irish beat the 11th ranked Cardinals in a five-overtime marathon, 104-101.
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“I talked about it being a 15-rounder and taking punches and being put on the mat,” coach Mike Brey said. “At the fourth or fifth timeout I said, `Has there ever been a 20-rounder?”
If so, it couldn't have been any more thrilling than the No. 25 Fighting Irish's five-overtime victory over the 11th-ranked Cardinals on Saturday night, a 104-101 decision in which the two teams traded great plays and missed shots.
Afterward, even Louisville coach Rick Pitino forgot how long the game was, referring to it as a four-overtime game.
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